Hard-hitting checks are part of the game of hockey, especially in the playoffs. A good hit can cause a turnover or rally a team to come from behind.
However, sometimes players take checking a little too far, and often are reprimanded by the league.
While some players act as agitators, their reputations quickly travel around the league as dirty players.
Here is a power ranking of the dirtiest checker on each of the remaining NHL Playoff teams.